Scotland

  • Scotland – One of the popular tourist destinations in the UK

    Published on : Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    In the UK, Scotland is one of the popular tourist destinations. It enjoys a range of scenic attractions, starting right from gorgeous countryside and gardens to the long and exotic beaches. It has other historical features as well like the …

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  • U.K. weather: Thick snow, brutal winds and wintry showers forecasted in several parts of U.K.

    Published on : Monday, March 15, 2021

    Britain is preparing for another powerful cold blast with snow expected to hit parts of the United Kingdom. The temperatures will drop well below freezing in some areas as the weather takes another turn. The thick layered snow already blanketed …

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  • Fog warning issued in some parts of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands

    Published on : Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    The fog warnings were in force today on the first day of spring – and snow is on the way. Some parts of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands were blanketed in fog this morning. And snow is set to …

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  • Scotland mandates 10-day hotel quarantine for arriving travellers

    Published on : Thursday, February 11, 2021

    Scotland has decided to quarantine all visitors to the country in a designated hotel for ten days on arrival starting Monday, February 15. The latest decision was recently announced by Scottish transport secretary Michael Matheson. Six hotels with a combined …

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  • Alcohol now ban in Scotland railways

    Published on : Thursday, November 19, 2020

    The authorities have recently decided to introduce a complete ban on consumption of alcohol within Scotland’s rail network. Visitors will no longer be allowed to drink alcohol or trains or at stations in Scotland from Monday, ScotRail has announced. Keeping …

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  • Madeira and Porto Santo are now exempted from travel restrictions

    Published on : Tuesday, October 6, 2020

    The golfers from Scotland finally got the news they have been waiting for after its government announced that the award-winning islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are now exempt from travel restrictions, meaning travellers will no longer need to self-isolate …

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  • Dynamic Earth Scotland to reopen for visitors in October

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    Dynamic Earth, the five-star visitor attraction is all set to reopen its doors to guest after a six month closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, starting October 3.

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  • Scottish tourism businesses will open from July 15

    Published on : Monday, June 29, 2020

    The Scottish tourism business will open from July 15. Here the tourism industry will cost millions of pounds, Scottish Tory leader Jackson Carlaw has said. The previous figures for domestic tourism show the difference would cost the sector in Scotland …

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  • Five Edinburgh August festivals which attract more than 4.4 million people cancelled

    Published on : Monday, April 6, 2020

    Edinburgh’s five August festivals, which were due to welcome audiences of more than 4.4 million people and 25,000 artists, have in effect been cancelled. The fringe, the world’s biggest arts festival, on Wednesday joined the city’s book, art and international …

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  • Scotland talks about tourist tax

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    The initiation is in response to the rising numbers of visitors, with more than 1.2m overseas visitors to Scotland in 2018 compared to 2011.   There has been major rise in both overnight and day visitors in some particular parts …

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  • Snow warning for England, Wales and Scotland

    Published on : Thursday, November 14, 2019

    Snow warning has been issued for England, Wales and Scotland this morning as Brits shiver in -4 degree Celsius.   Snow hit South Wales and south-west England yesterday. The Met office had issued a snow warning for Wednesday and Thursday. …

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  • Scotland to set up multi million pound fund for tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    Government of Scotland has set aside a multi-million pound fund to support tourism amid fears that political upheaval could deter visitors from visiting.   Citing an ‘uncertain time’ for the country tourism secretary Fiona Hyslop pledged to invest £1m to …

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  • Hampton by Hilton Hamilton Park adjoining the racecourse opens in Scotland

    Published on : Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    Hampton by Hilton Hamilton Park has opened in Scotland. The brand new 118-room hotel is located within Hamilton Park Racecourse. The property, owned by Hamilton Park Racecourse and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts, will be the first hotel to …

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  • Travelodge plans to open more hotels at seaside resorts including Shetland

    Published on : Monday, July 22, 2019

    Travelodge has announced plans to open more hotels at seaside resorts, including Shetland. This will help to create hundreds of new jobs. The company said it plans to open 26 new hotels in coastal towns under a multi-million pound investment, …

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  • Travel disruption for London to Scotland rail passengers, West Coast main line closed

    Published on : Friday, July 19, 2019

      Due to a 16-day engineering project starting on Saturday July 20travellers between London and Glasgow will face extended journeys and disruption. The West Coast main line between Crewe and Warrington will remain close.     The upgradation  project of …

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  • The babymoon boom on rise in Scotland

    Published on : Thursday, July 11, 2019

    Babymoon is sweeping Scotland for expectant first-time parents. Babymoon is a combination of baby shower and a honeymoon. Cottages & Castles  has noted a marked increase in this market segment with an increase in the number of people booking small …

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  • Report says Scottish tourism boosting U.K. staycations

    Published on : Friday, May 24, 2019

    According to a new report, Scottish tourism is helping to boost the number of “staycations” being taken around the Britain.     The Great British Staycation surveyed more than 2,000 U.K. holidaymakers and 500 leisure and hospitality business leaders and …

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  • The Forth Bridge in Scotland compared to the Egyptian pyramids

    Published on : Friday, April 26, 2019

    The Forth Bridge in Scotland has been compared to the Egyptian pyramids and the Alhambra fortress in Spain was launched as a new tourism strategy for the area.   The 10-year plan aims to boost visitors to the three bridges …

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  • New tourism application launched to promote Scottish borders

    Published on : Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    A new interactive app for visitors has been launched to encourage tourism in Midlothian and the Scottish Borders.     Scotland Starts Here is a free app that helps visitors explore the region, learn its myths, legends and songs, and …

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  • Business chiefs show dismay over Scottish tourist taxation plan

    Published on : Friday, February 1, 2019

    The business entrepreneurs and tourism leaders have voiced their dismay after the Scottish government brought forward plans to allow local councils in Scotland to introduce a tourist tax on hotel stays as part of a deal with Green MSPs that …

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